Custom Animation – PowerPoint 2003

    If you’ve been following along with the lessons, you should now have a slide that looks like this: What we’re going to do for the animation is, when the slide first appears, have nothing on the slide except the heading at the top. When the mouse button is clicked each object will appear […]

Forcing people to click your buttons

    You may have noticed that when your presentation is running, you can click anywhere on the screen to advanced to the next slide, making your buttons somewhat redundant. This is because there is an inbuilt action on each slide for the mouse click. To force people to click the buttons, click the first […]

PowerPoint Textbox

Adding A Textbox In PowerPoint When adding text to their PowerPoint presentations, many people limit themeselves to using only the placeholder boxes that are present by default when you add a new slide. For example, when you add a title and content slide, there is always a title placeholder in which you will see the […]

Sidebars in Powerpoint 2010

Sidebars in Powerpoint 2010 Previous Page Next Page   PowerPoint slides have a left hand side bar which offers two invaluable views. These views are great to review the slides and edit them. The side bar is available in the Normal view and by default is set to the Slides tab. Slides Tab This tab […]

Setting Backgrounds in Powerpoint 2010

Setting Backgrounds in Powerpoint 2010 Previous Page Next Page   As PowerPoint is a design based program, backgrounds are effective ways of improving the aesthetics and readability of the slides. The Themes in PowerPoint help select the backgrounds by default, so every time you change the theme, the default background is set automatically. Theme, however, […]

Running Slide Show in Powerpoint 2010

Running Slide Show in Powerpoint 2010 Previous Page Next Page   Most PowerPoint presentations are created to be run as a slideshow. Given all the advanced features available in PowerPoint 2010, it is no surprise that there are many features related to running the slide show that have been included in this program too. Most […]

Saving As A Web Page In PowerPoint

How To Save Your PowerPoint Presentation As A Web Page Saving your Microsoft PowerPoint presentation as a web page allows you to then post it to the web. PowerPoint is able to retain the presentation’s integrity so that viewers on the web are able to see it as though the presentation was being run as […]